Canberra Living Conditions Network
Developing a coordinated response to Squalor and Hoarding
in the Canberra Community

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General Services

This section applies to general service providers available to the Canberra Community to assist them in understanding the ACT Government and Community services available and provide guidance in finding specific service solutions within the Canberra community.

CONTACT Canberra (formerly Citizens Advice Bureau ACT)

Telephone: 02 6248 7988

Website: www.contactcanberra.org.au

Service description:

Offers free, up to date information, referral and support to all ACT residents.

Communities@Work (NFP)

Telephone: 02 6293 6500

Website: commsatwork.org

Service description:

Offers a wide range of community programs including family support, youth services, centre for seniors, case workers to support clients, men’s group, emergency relief, activities based programs for adults with disabilities in the 25-40 years age group and respite services to carers.

Northside Community Service (NFP)

Telephone: 02 6257 2255

Website: www.northside.asn.au

Service description:

Children’s services; offers services for older people and people with a disability and their carers including home support services, transport and social programs for seniors; support programs for young people and families; women’s supported housing, community development; social groups and facilities hire for community activities.

Community Service #1 (NFP)

Telephone: 02 6126 4700

Website: www.communityservices1.org

Service description:

Manages and delivers a range of community services including community development, family support services, training services, English speaking classes, children’s services and aged care and disability services. Services are designed to meet community needs.

Woden Community Service (NFP)

Telephone: 02 6282 2644

Website: www.wcs.org.au

Service description:

Provides a broad range of services to people including children's services; services for older people and people with a disability; home help, transport and social programs; support for families; youth services; mental health support and assistance to find and sustain tenancies.

Belconnen Community Service (NFP)

Telephone: 02 6264 0200

Website: www.bcsact.com.au

Service description:

Services offered include youth and family support services; community transport; children's programs; mental health support; services for people with a disability; tenancy support; and art, sport and recreation activities.

Salvation Army Community Services (NFP)

Telephone: 1300 371 288 (Mon-Fri 9am to 5pm)   Careline: 1300 363 622

Website: www.salvos.org.au

Service description:

Provides crisis assistance and emergency relief, to meet immediate material needs while assisting with any underlying issues. This phone number will connect you with the Emergency relief assessment team, who will be able to refer to local SalvosConnect community centres for support.

St Vincent de Paul (NFP)

Telephone: 6282 2722

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Website: www.vinnies.org.au/findhelp#!act

Service description:

Catholic organisation providing help to anyone in need including financial and material support, home visitation, night patrol, homelessness assistance, education and mental health services.

 

Canberra Connect 

Telephone: 13 22 81 

Website: www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au  or  www.assistance.act.gov.au

Service description: All ACT Government services accessible through one point. 

 

 

 

 

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